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(Deadspin)   Before there was The Rock, there was Bruno Sammartino, and before there was Jim Ross, there was Lance Russell. A great announcer in his own right. RIP, Lance. You were great. Made the work exciting   ( deadspin.com) divider line
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2017-10-04 04:25:31 PM  
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Memphis wrestling was great.  Loved watching it every Saturday morning.  Loved watching him interview macho man, Jimmy Hart, and many others.

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2017-10-04 10:48:56 PM  
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Bruno Sammartino? I preferred Ivan Putski, the Polish Hammer.

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2017-10-04 05:58:06 PM  
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Oh btw if you have Amazon Prime there is a bunch of old Memphis on it right now.
2017-10-04 05:09:23 PM  
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Being from Canada my old school was Ed Whalen.  Oddly enough I just learned he played a fairly big role in Ron Maclean's early career.
2017-10-05 12:55:20 AM  
1 vote:
here is a video, terry funk, sting, lance and me. if you pause the video at the 20 second mark, i am just to the left of terry funk.

Sting & Terry Funk Brawl NWA Pro 10/6/89
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2017-10-04 09:42:48 PM  
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2017-10-04 04:54:36 PM  
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R.I.P. Lance Rock
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